Police & Fire

Boston Fire Department Responds to Stovetop Fire at 181 Salem Street

Boston Fire Department responded to a small fire at 181 Salem Street around 8:30 pm on Thursday, January 12th. The low-rise brick building is located on the corner of Tileston Street between the Old North Church and the North Bennet Street School. Firefighters on the scene described the incident as a “stovetop” fire that was Read More…

Business Community Photos & Videos

Nick Varano’s Famous Deli Receives Support From Council For New Beer And Wine License

Nick Varano received unanimous support from the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council, NEWNC, for a new beer, wine and cordials pouring license at Nick’s Famous Deli on 66 Cross Street. Business has been slow at the deli, according to Varano, who said the Cross St. plaza location has not been a successful location to Read More…

Real Estate

Ask Toni & Maria – Real Estate Column #6

“Ask Toni & Maria” is a real estate column written by Toni Gilardi and Maria DiTullio from Elite Boston Landmark Realty. Have them answer your questions in an upcoming column by emailing info@bostonlandmark.com.   1. Toni and Maria, my question:  In a condominium building if a owner decides to rent and she rents to young Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Free Concert in Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Faneuil Hall on January 16th

The Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events, the Museum of African American History and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) will present a free tribute concert in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 16, 2012, at 1:00pm at Faneuil Hall.  The program will feature a moving selection of Read More…

Business Community Photos & Videos

Boston Barber Company Wins Support From Council For Tattooing and Tanning

Boston Barber Company at 113-113A Salem Street received a unanimous vote of support last night from the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council, NEWNC. Robert DelloRusso, owner, was represented by Attorney William Ferrullo in his appeal for conditional use approval to add two accessory uses of body art (tattooing) and tanning (2 booths) to the Read More…

People

Welcoming Susan Voloshin to the North End Branch Library

Boston.com’s Jeremy C. Fox interviews Susan Voloshin, the new librarian at the North End Branch Library on Parmenter Street: Visitors to the North End Branch Library have been growing accustomed to a new face in recent months, as they’ve gotten to know the first new branch librarian in the neighborhood in more than 15 years. Read More…

Community Police & Fire

District A-1 Police Highlight 14% Decline in North End / Waterfront Crime Incidents

A quiet New Year’s Eve capped off 2011 with 14% less reported crime incidents in the North End / Waterfront community. In fact, there were no crime reports on the last evening of the year, despite hundreds of people in the streets and parks enjoying the mild weather. “December was a good month and it Read More…